Thursday, 20 January, 2022
TopicPakistan military

Topic: Pakistan military

Hamid Mir’s defiance of military, ISI and emergence of a new ‘General Rani’ in Pakistan

The Pakistani media may never undertake a full-throated challenge to the diktats of the deep state, but sometimes it is angry enough to let out a roar.

Pakistan realises it can’t abandon US for China yet. But how far will Bajwa & Co go?

If Indo-Pacific was a room, Pakistan would want to stand inside even if it doesn't get a seat at the table.

Pakistan’s new law criminalises military criticism with 2-yr jail term, sparks outrage

Our prolific feature about Pakistan’s fascinating politics, economy, society, culture, cricket, fashion and more — stories beyond the routine headlines.

Pakistan’s peace offer came with fine print. Optimistic Indians failed to read it

Pakistan Army draws its extra constitutional powers by demonising India. It won't accept any change in public perception that could dispel Rawalpindi’s narrative.

Gen Bajwa wanted a ‘paradigm shift’ with India, but Pakistan military isn’t ready

India and Pakistan have begun to talk but they have not arrived at the moment when it becomes possible to imagine anchoring peace.

Pakistan keeps making bad decisions with India. Its insecurity is hurting peace

France-Germany and US-Canada are proof that India and Pakistan can become allies — if only they can find a common threat.

Bajwa’s change of heart on India isn’t enough. All of Pakistani military must be on board

Could the complex India-Pakistan relationship be settled during army chief Qamar Bajwa's tenure even if everyone trusted each other and there were no spoilers?

Why army backing is vital for Imran Khan to win confidence vote tomorrow

For the army, which has ruled Pakistan for about half of its existence since independence, Khan represents stability as the economy recovers from the pandemic-induced contraction.

Doval using insurgents to distract Islamabad from Kashmir — retd Pakistan Air Force officer

In an article titled ‘Doval’s dirty war’, retired Pakistan Air Vice Marshal Shahzad Chaudhary alleges that the scrapping J&K's special status was the handiwork of India's NSA.

Pakistan Army’s Ayub Khan moment — find ways to rule without being seen as ruling

Even if the opposition parties fail to immobilise the Imran Khan government, Pakistan Army chief Qamar Bajwa’s political role will force him to engage with an opposition he despises.

On Camera

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Representational image of a jewellery store | ANI

India Jewellery Park to be set up in Mumbai, aims to attract Rs 20,000 crore investment

The Gem & Jewellery Export Promotion Council and Maharashtra Industrial Development Corporation have signed a draft agreement granting possession of a plot for setting up the park.

Defence

File photo of IAF drone seen flying in Leh on 18 Nov 2020 | ANI

Indian firm gets foothold in prized global ‘kamikaze’ and armed drones market

Global demand for loitering munition & armed drones saw a jump after Azerbaijan was able to defeat superior Armenian armed forces in 2020 with the help of these systems.
Illustration by Soham Sen | ThePrint

Read my lips, I’m hurting, says Pakistan’s National Security Policy. What it means for India

The new policy is mostly chaff, but it reveals the most inward-looking Pakistan in 3 decades. It needs breathing space, and is realising loss of stature and friendship with US.
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